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Liquid Layering Lab

November 18, 2013

Liquid layers

Although it may be a bit tricky to see in all the tubes above, there should be four coloured layers of water – each layer with a different density.

Students were challenged to use coloured water of differing temperature and salinity to make the layers.

Hot liquids

Cold liquids


Liquid layers2


If you look closely, you should see a yellow layer between the red and green layers below.

Liquid layers3

Window layers


Thanks to Alfredo for the photos!